MB BS, FRCPCH
Consultant Paediatrician - Epilepsy and Neurology
Dr Chinwe Ude is an experienced Paediatrician with expertise in Epilepsy and Neurology. Dr Ude currently practices at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust where she is am the Lead for the Paediatric Epilepsy and Neurology Service. Dr Ude is also the Clinical Lead for the South Thames Paediatric Epilepsy Network and a member of the Epilepsy Working Group for the NHS England Children and Young People Transformation Programme.
Dr Ude completed paediatric training at the East of England Deanery and Special Interest training in Epilepsy/Neurology at Cambridge University Hospital Trust. Dr Ude is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health (FRCPCH) and holds an honorary lecturing role at Brighton University. In addition, Dr Ude is a Health Ambassador/Advisor for Roald Dahl’s Children’s Charity and an advisor on both the CYP and Medical Advisory Committees at the Spire Alexandra Hospital, Kent.
Dr Ude has years of clinical experience, health service provision and multi-disciplinary working and strives to ensure best practice standards of care around your child. Dr Ude delivers child-centred consultations recognising your child as a unique individual deserving of a tailored approach to their health needs. Dr Ude is able to see children with concerns about seizures, movement problems, tic disorders, chronic headaches and unsteady gait .
Dr Ude is well experienced in managing Sleep Difficulties which can be extremely impactful on the child’s attention, memory and behaviour. In addition to her epilepsy expertise, Dr Ude has many years of experience in general paediatrics including common allergy, gastroenterology and respiratory concerns.